The draw for the semi-final of the Macedonian Cup was made today. Rabotnicki K. will host Makedonija GP and on the other match Milano will host 2nd league club Nov Milenium.
According to the IFFHS (International federation of football history and statistics) the Macedonian first league is rated 51st on the table of 100 national strongest leagues. England, Spain and Italy are the top 3 leagues for 2007.
The daily Macedonian sports newspaper "Makedonski Sport" made a statistical recapitulation of the first half of the Macedonian First League. Ivan Trickovski from Rabotnicki was named as best player of the first part.
The Autumn part of the Macedonian league is completed. Rabotnicki confirmed their half-season title and will keep the lead during the winter with a solid 10 points lead. A big incident in Tetovo will mark the finish of the first part of the season.
The last round of the first half of the season is in front of us before the football championship starts the long hibernation. Rabotnicki is already 'crowned' as a Autumn champion, but that doesn't necessarily mean that they are champions already. That certainly goes for Cementarnica and Bashkimi who are in 'red zone'. In fact,
Rabotnicki Kometal, Milano Kumanovo, Makedonija Gjorce Petrov and the Second League club Nov Milenium from Sushica have qualifyed for the semi-final of the Macedonian Cup after the 2nd leg matches played today.
With the away win over Sileks and after Milano's defeat by Napredok, Rabotnicki increased the lead to 10 points. Vardar again failed to score on "Gradski" and the champion Pobeda left undefeated.
Makedonija GP and Vardar shared the points in the derby from the 16th round, while on the other part of Skopje, the leader Rabotnick defeated Pelister and kept the 7 points lead over Milano.
The set of matches between the Skopje rivals Rabotnicki and Vardar continued today with the first leg matches of the Macedonian Cup quarterfinals. The hosts won all 3 matches, while Ilinden didn't appear on the match against Nov Milenium.
Vardar and Rabotnicki played the big derby this weekend and shared the points in a goalless draw. Milano didn't used this chance to get closer to Rabotnicki because they were defeated by Pelister.